When her mother is killed in a car accident, Michele Windsor has no choice but to move in with the wealthy grandparents she's never met in New York. Disillusioned by their coldness, Michele retreats into her room, where she discovers her great-great-aunt's journal--and, once she touches its pages, finds herself hurtled back in time.Oooh, I love the sound of this one, although I'm not too keen on the cover - I'd prefer some of the Gilded Age glamour on it, hehe. But the plot sounds fantastic - it's a shame that 2011 is still so far away! :(
In the glamorous Gilded Age, Michele learns that a wedding is coming up between the Windsors and another prominent family, the Walkers. But when Michele attends a party, something miraculous happens: while almost no one can see her in this era, one gorgeous young man with sparkling blue eyes can. Drawn together by mutual attraction, the two bond over music and the parents they've recently lost. But when the party is over, Michele learns the truth--the man she just fell for is Phillip Walker. And she, unknowingly, has just inspired him to call off his wedding to her great-great-aunt, prompting a family feud that will last for generations.
As Michele travels back and forth in time, she and Phillip meet over and over, always frustrated by their inability to have more than a few hours together. Michele knows she should try to make a life in the present, but none of the boys at school can hold a candle to Phillip. Finally, Michele tries to end their romance altogether--spurring a tragedy that transcends generations. Has Michele destroyed her chances for happiness? Or is her love for Phillip . . . timeless?
A Million Little Mistakes is no ordinarly novel: it has one beginning and fifty different endings that will variously surprise, shock, and delight readers as they hunt for happiness.This also sounds fantastic and I love these type of stories where you can choose your own plot - I've read them when I was younger, but I've never heard of anything like this for adults. After learning about this book, I immediately ordered the author's first book, Pretty Little Mistakes, immediately and I can't wait to read it!
Your story begins when you win twenty-two million dollars in the lottery. What happens next? It’s entirely up to you. Do you get out of debt? Quit your job? Travel the world? Go on the shopping spree of a lifetime? The possibilities are endless!
Twenty-two million dollars can buy a lot, but can it buy a happy ending?
What are YOU waiting on this week? :)